NAMI-NYS Awards Recognize Two NKI Investigators


At the NAMI New York State Education Conference held on November 11-12 in Albany, two NKI researchers were presented with awards.

Matthew Hoptman, PhD, received the 2022 Excellence in Research Award, recognizing his decades of work studying impulsivity and aggression and his recent work on suicidality in schizophrenia employing a variety of neuroimaging modalities. Dr. Hoptman is a Research Scientist at NKI and a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer, MD, was presented with the Dr. Lewis Opler Memorial Award for his lifetime of work for those affected by psychiatric conditions. Dr. Lindenmayer is Director of the Psychopharmacology Research Program located at Manhattan Psychiatric Center, where he just recently retired as the Clinical Director. Dr Lindenmayer’s research work has centered on introducing the PANSS assessment to research and on developing both pharmacological and non-pharmacological novel treatment strategies for patients with treatment resistant schizophrenia. He is also a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.